Storms Moving Through the Pacific Northwest, Northern Plains and Great Lakes

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also continue in the northern Plains and spread into the Great Lakes and Northeast States by Sunday. Heavy lake-effect snow will continue today before tapering off by Sunday.
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Last Update: 248 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

23NM ESE Portsmouth RI

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRES WILL PUSH EAST OF THE WATERS BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. LOW PRES WILL PASS ACROSS THE WATERS MON. HIGH PRES FOLLOWS FOR TUE INTO WED...THEN A COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE WATERS LATE WED.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain with a chance of snow.
Mon
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow and rain showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
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Last Update: 248 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016
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